Waterman appoints new Civil Infrastructure Associate Director

Published 1st February 2023

We are pleased to announce that Paul Mennell has joined our Bristol team as Associate Director to lead and grow the local Civils Infrastructure team.

A Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the water sector, Paul’s expertise spans fluvial and pluvial flood risk, clean and foul drainage network design, water management and dam engineering for both private and public sector clients.

During his career, Paul has worked as a team leader, project manager and principal engineer for developers, contractors, water utility companies, local authorities, and the Environment Agency. In addition, he also worked for National Highways as the South-West Drainage Lead, and was on the technical panel which provided the latest DMRB drainage standards.

Most recently, he worked with a public-private joint venture including the County Borough Councils of Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf. In this role, he helped deliver projects such as the detailed design for road culvert replacements, an SAB compliant drainage strategy for a bypass road, as well as design consultancy for waste transfer and Park and Ride sites.

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Stockwell, Waterman’s Infrastructure and Environment Regional Director for the South-West, said: “We are delighted Paul has joined us to help deliver our expanding workload in the region. His skills and experience will be invaluable in supporting our private sector infrastructure work as well as developing our public sector client base in the South-West.”